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Clever Copy connect.inc Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Reads Clever Copy's admin/connect.inc file

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running Clever Copy, a free web portal written in
PHP.

The version of Clever Copy installed on the remote host fails to limit
access to the 'admin/connect.inc' include file, which contains
information used by the application to connect to a database. An
unauthenticated attacker can view the contents of this file using a
simple GET command and use the information to launch other attacks
against the affected host.

See also :

http://advisories.echo.or.id/adv/adv28-K-159-2006.txt

Solution :

Limit access to Clever Copy's admin directory using, say, a .htaccess
file.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17461

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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